Court Orders Release Of Florida Death Row InmateCiting a lack of evidence and the prosecution's failure to seek others who may have had a motive for murder, the state's highest court has ordered the release of a former Air Force sergeant on death row for the deaths of an ex-girlfriend and their son.
New Hearing For North Miami Cop KillerA split Florida Supreme Court has ordered a new hearing for Leonardo Franqui to determine whether he is intellectually fit to be executed.
Judge Denies Racism, Sexism AllegationsA Jacksonville circuit judge is flatly denying the accusations of inappropriate conduct.
Racism Allegations Against Judge Enter Death Row CaseRacism allegations against Judge Mark Hulsey have entered a death row case.
Florida Supreme Court To Weigh In On Death Row SentencesThe state's highest court has heard arguments in the case of a death row inmate which could potentially impact nearly 400 more condemned prisoners.
State Supreme Court To Consider Sentencing In Six Death Row CasesIn another sign of the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key part of Florida's death-penalty sentencing system, the state Supreme Court has issued orders allowing six Death Row inmates to file briefs about how the ruling might apply to their cases.
Execution Delay Sought Amid Missing RecordsAttorneys for a convicted murderer scheduled to be put to death on St. Patrick's Day are asking the Florida Supreme Court for a stay, arguing that records --- including some stored in an insect-infested shed --- were destroyed.
Stay Of Execution Sought After Supreme Court Ruling Following a ruling this by the U.S. Supreme Court on the state's death penalty system, a Florida death row inmate has requested a stay of execution from the Florida Supreme Court.
Convicted Killer Of 3 Women Scheduled For Florida ExecutionAn execution is scheduled Thursday night for a man found guilty of murdering three women nearly 30 years ago near Tampa.
State Supreme Court Denies Stay For Convicted Killer A death row inmate who is scheduled to be put to death next month has been denied a stay of execution by the Florida Supreme Court.
Florida Supreme Court Rejects Appeal In Broward Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an appeal by a Death Row inmate convicted of murdering an 11-year-old Broward County girl nearly three decades ago.
Florida Death Row Inmate Wants Electric ChairA Florida prison inmate who says he wants to die as soon as possible to attain "spiritual freedom" is demanding that he be put to death in an electric chair, rather than by lethal injection.